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Rivers in Russian Literature

By: Ziolkowski, Margaret

1644531933 / 9781644531938
Hardback
30/05/2020
Published 30/05/2020
United States
152 x 229 mm 288 pages, 6 maps(6)(6)(6)
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Rivers in Russian Literature focuses on the Russian literary and folkloric treatment of five rivers-the Dnieper, Volga, Neva, Don, and Angara.

Each chapter traces, within a geographical and historical context, the evolution of the literary representation of one river.

Imagination may endow a river with aesthetic or spiritual qualities, ethnic, national, or racial associations, or commercial or agricultural symbolism of many kinds.

Russian literary responses to these five rivers have much to tell us about the society that produced them as well as the rivers they treat.

BIC:

1DVUA Russia, DSB Literary studies: general, DSRC Literary companions, book reviews & guides

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